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Manitoba Writers Guild
100 Arthur Street, Suite 218, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
MWG is accepting submissions to our Winter Solstice Writing Contest. Deadline is December 8th. Send in a poem, song or short story (500 word maximum). The theme is Winter Solstice.
1st Prize: $100 Gift Certificate for the Mariaggi Theme Suite Hotel & Spa
2nd Prize: 1-year free MWG membership for 2018/19 fiscal year
3rd Prize: TBD
Winning stories will be published in MWG January newsletter
1. All submissions must include a separate contact page with the
writer’s name, address, phone number and email address (if you have one). The story should have the title on top of each page. Page numbers should be centered at the bottom of each page.
2. Submission must be double spaced
3. All hard copies are to be dropped of or mailed to the Manitoba
Writers’ Guild Office. Electric copies can be emailed to
4. Submissions must be about the Winter Solstice. How the topic is interpreted is up to the individual writer.
5. Submissions must be received by the Manitoba Writers’ Guild Office before 1 pm, December 8th.
1. Participants must be a current paid-up member of the Manitoba Writers’ Guild at the time of their submission. All other submissions will be automatically rejected.
2. Submissions are not to be over 500 words.
3. Submissions must be an original work that has not been previously
published – this includes any type of electronic media or print.
4. All participants must follow submission instructions provided for the competition.
5. Individuals may submit more than one story/poem/song to the
competition, but only one piece per person will be eligible to be
promoted to the final selection.
6. Prizes are not exchangeable for cash by the Guild. Prizes are to
be accepted as offered and no changes will be offered.
7. All submissions must be original work written by the individual,
no ghost-written material can be submitted. Co-written pieces must be clearly stated and both writers must be paid-up members of the Guild.